Texas Standard For July 20, 2018

A challenge from a Texas GOP congressman to fellow lawmakers on his own side of the aisle: whatever happened to checks and balances? In what is his strongest condemnation yet of President Donald Trump, post-Helsinki, Republican Congressman Will Hurd writes an op-ed in the New York Times calling on Congress to defend the U.S. from Russia, if the president won’t. We’ll explore the political implications. And: The president’s promise to change business as usual when it comes to immigration. Upon closer inspection, just how much has changed down at the border? Also: The tiny town of Edna Texas loses a Walmart and maybe something less tangible, too. Plus: The week in Texas politics and much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 20, 2018 11:53 am|